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Tag: interviews with violinists
Andrés Cárdenes, violinist
Who or what inspired you to take up violin, and pursue a career in music? My parents love music and always had great music playing
Joo Yeon Sir, violinist
Who or what inspired you to take up the violin and pursue a career in music? It was my parents and their love for classical
Elena Urioste, violinist
While hard work, focus, and perseverance are definitely necessary qualities on the path to a successful life in music — whatever that means to you — equally, self-care, compassion, and rest are vital ingredients to a sustainable life and career.
Stephen Waarts, violinist
Sometimes the music that I love the most comes the least easily to me, but it’s hard to know if the difficulty is actually to the benefit of the eventual interpretation or just difficulty. However, as long as I feel I can communicate something special through a piece to the audience, I’m happy to keep exploring.